Sunday, 14 April 2024

NCAA Mens Volleyball

Blue Jays Split Tri-Match vs. St. John Fisher, SUNY Poly


ROCHESTER, NY. – The Elizabethtown men’s volleyball team split in their tri-match on Saturday vs. No. 7 St. John Fisher and SUNY Poly. The Cardinals swept Etown, 3-0 before the Blue Jays came back and defeated SUNY Poly, 3-2.


Alex Finch led the team with eight kills (.429) while Logan Smith totaled six kills and four digs. Dustin Hagin tallied seven digs.

To start set one, No. 7 St. John Fisher jumped to a 7-1 lead. A kill from Finch and a Cardinals attack error brought Etown within five. For the next several points the two teams traded points with St. John Fisher still out in front. Two Cardinal service errors and a Nate Seeger kill brought the score out to 22-15. The Cardinals took set one, 25-16 on a Blue Jay error.

St. John Fisher was again out to a hot start as they led, 8-3. Kills from Smith and Trey Weedon along with Cardinal errors tied up the set at 9-9. The Cardinals then rattled off the next four points to retake the lead. Blue Jay errors extended St. John Fisher’s lead to 20-13. Cody Boyer and Finch each smacked down a kill to bring the score to 22-16. Two consecutive Cardinal kills brought them to set point as they pulled out to a 25-18 win over Etown.

The third set started closer than the first two as St. John Fisher led, 6-3. Cardinal errors kept Etown trailing by just one. After trading points, St. John Fisher went on a 5-0 run to take a 20-11 lead. Blocks from Ethan Scott, Nick Chapman, and C. Boyer brought the Blue Jays within six points. St. John Fisher ended the set with a with a four-point run to win,…

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